||Shotei (Hiroaki TAKAHASHI)
(1871-1945) (aka "Rakutei")
||"Woman near Bridge, Evening"
||Consigned by a knowledgable Florida print collector/dealer.
||4 5/8 x 6 7/8
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisply and highly detailed carving.
||Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Still top-tipped to original embossed cardstock backing.
(Lightly toned.) Clean backside.
||Shotei.com website #S-46; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #152.
||A beautiful nighttime canal/illuminated windows image. This print is "pencil-signed"
(by Watanabe's staff) as "Rakutei"--but now known as simply another artname for Shotei.